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Partnership for Shared Book Collections Quarterly Report (September 2021) now available

The Partnership for Shared Book Collections has released their quarterly report for 2021Q3. The report includes a roundup of accomplishments the Partnership has achieved in the last three months, updates Partnership governance committee and working group areas of focus, and a preview of an upcoming event hosted by the Partnership which members are encouraged to attend.

Major accomplishments include:

  • Continued collaboration with the Rosemont Alliance for Shared Print with a focus on communications and outreach
  • Formed a Research Agenda group to prioritize areas of interest and presented the agenda at the PAN ALA Annual 2021 forum.
  • Continues to work closely with the CCH Collaboration to reach our shared goals while avoiding duplication of effort
  • Wrote a letter of support for the SCELC/EAST IMLS proposal to explore opportunities to enhance the diversity of institutional participants and collections in their shared print programs
  • Created a task force to define what ‘scarce’ and ‘unique’ mean in the context of the Partnership. They are to report out by the end of the calendar year.
  • Created a task force to explore alternative models of membership in the Partnership

Read the full report: Partnership for Shared Book Collections Quarterly Report – September 2021

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